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forces used tear gas, some died of suffocation in a van. members say they may have been killed intentionally. >>> violence has been unfolding in part of egypt that has a history of unrest. an armed group ambushed police officers in the sinai peninsula and killed 24. it happened in the town of rafah. islamist militants are believed to be behind the attack. the recent wave of violence started last wednesday after security forces moved in to clear two protest camps in cairo. muslim brotherhood leaders have called for their supporters to continue nationwide protests on monday. >>> united nations inspectors are getting ready to get down to work in syria. they're there to investigate the possible use of chemical weapons. government and opposition forces have accused each other of using such weapons in their civil war. the inspectors are scheduled to visit three locations over the next two weeks, members of the government bashar al assad say they'll cooperate, but the investigators still face challenges in their work. several months have passed since chemical weapons were reported to
in the syrian capital to investigate claims and counterclaims of the weapons use. and an anti-gay rights law is center stage in moscow as the world athletic championships wrap up. they sate entire issue has been invented by the western media. those are the top stories. i'm tom and thank you very much for joining us. we begin in the egyptian capital, where there are signs that things are slowly returning to normal. shops and banks re-opened for the first time since wednesday and traffic is flowing once again. supporters of the ousted president, mohammed morsi, went ahead with some of the planned marches today but cancelled others citing security threats. the security chief gave a television statement earlier on today. "france 24"'s correspondent tell us more bit. >> paying tribute to the man currently in charge of egypt, the army's most prominent members gathered in cairo for a much anticipated speech. they have come under intense criticism following the violent crackdown on supporters of the ousted president, mohammed morsi. now is the chance for the head of the egyptian army to clarify some
you tell us a little bit about the campaign? what were the factors that led to the victory? >> thank you, i am honored to be with you today. >> it is a delight to have you here. >> regarding my title, special assistant, i think it is a long story to tell you. actually, i was teaching in mainland china for eight years. >> ok. >> last year in june i left my job in china and i came back to tie line. -- taiwan, mainly for writing a book about madam [indiscernible] so, this is a challenge for me. i am very lucky that i can write a book about it. as you know, i am a student who studies the president. i base that on the ideas of her father to write this book. so, right now many koreans think she is so like her father. how come so many koreans say the same thing? just like me in this book. how are you? you know, in chinese. [speaking chinese] so, published just before the election, this is a book about the early first birthday until she became the president of korea. it concludes 5 with a more than 170 pictures. i think it is a very typical book and many people ask me, how come you find so m
oncologist and the ceo for formosa. >> if i may start out the program by asking you, can you give us a brief background about the formosa cancer foundation? >> sure. formosa cancer foundation was established in 1997. the major purpose for this foundation is trying to set up a program, a public education program, by using the health, lifestyle and more vegetables and fruit to reduce the cancer incidence and mortality. >> what are the major foot -- the major activities and functions of the foundation? you mentioned education. do you cut out courses or promotional videotapes for people to get a better understanding for ways to have a healthy diet and therefore a healthy lifestyle? >> the major thing for the education is teach the people that cancer is a preventable disease and that we focus on the family. so we educate the mother first. in the beginning, we are training 4000 mothers. and then we found the children play a major role in the family. we asked the mother to prepare more vegetables and fruit -- for the parents, especially the father -- and we asked for the mother, especially the fath
and infrastructure. researchers estimate coastal flooding could cost annual damage of $1 trillion by the year 2050. u.s. and british researchers released a report in the journal said global warming and other factors are leading to higher tides and more flooding. they warned those who live in large cities with expanding economies and growing populations. they said economic losses from water damage could increase from year to year. authorities in some cities have taken precautions, such as reinforcing em bankments. the researchers said if such measures are not taken, annual damages around the world could reach $1 trillion by the year 2050. they said several cities are particularly vulnerable. annual flood costs in gaung schou china, could hit $13.2 billion. they said damages in mumbai, india, could reach $6.4 billion. residents of new york and other cities along the u.s. east coast were reminded of the dangers in october. hurricane sandy caused blackouts and damage over wide areas, and flooded new york's subway system. >>> brown bears lumber through the wilds of japan. by nature, most shy away from peopl
is the youth who seems uncertain about where to put his gun before prayers start. his mother showed us where it all started in the south of antwerp. this is where brian grew up as a catholic. his childhood revolved around school and soccer. some of the neighbors in the building were radical muslims. >> this is where my life's misfortune began, with that gang of [bleep] to live here. i hate those people, really. if i could, i would grab them with my hands and throw them down here, as simple as that. >> the people are from a group from belgium. in april it was raided by the police. its spokesman is now in jail. two years ago brian came under the group's influence. she says she still doesn't know why. >> the belgian people would park here and behind there and talk to the boys. here and over there. >> a youtube video shows him at the edge of the basketball court. he spends an hour talk together the men, who listen with interest. the short-haired youth sitting next to him is brian. >> a muslim must be a practicing must little, not a theoretical muslim. we study and practice, and that is what we n
.n. inspectors land in syria to investigate possible use of chemical weapons in the civil war. >>> egypt's chief has warned his forces won't be silent in the face of violence and will crack down on what they see as or
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